[Discuss] wikifab license
blueback09 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 07:20:16 UTC 2016
I suspected the people who would establish a site like wikifab would also
be on the OSHW mailing list ;)
Thanks for the clarification. That makes sense.
I'll hold further questions until after the next email.
On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 7:29 PM, Clément Flipo <clement.flipo at gmail.com>
> Hi Matt, Hi all,
> I am Clément Flipo, co-founder of Wikifab.
> You're right, this is unclear. Sorry for that...
> Wikifab is in fact made of multiple extensions for Mediawiki (Mediawiki is
> released under the GNU General Public License).
> We have developed new extensions (those are under MIT license) and other
> extensions that are modification of existing ones. Our modifications of
> these modified extensions are made under the same license than it was
> originally (generally GNU).
> The "CC-AA" is a mistake. I will correct it now. In fact the
> CC licenses concerns the content hosted on Wikifab (the open hardware
> projects). If you want to discuss about the licenses for open hardware
> projects, we have created this topic
> on our forum.
> I'll send another message to this list to explain what we are up to at
> Wikifab and talk about more general topics.
> Thanks a lot.
> On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 6:01 PM, Matt Maier <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is a new website trying to help document OSHW.
>> Their license is unclear because on this page they say
>> "Wikifab source code is released under the MIT license and is freely
>> downloadable on Github. The documentation to install your own Wikifab
>> instance can be found here."
>> ...but on this page they say...
>> "If individuals or cooperatives wish to sell Wikifab software, they are
>> free to do so, although modifications of the Wikifab software have to be
>> licensed under the open source license CC-AA."
>> There's no such thing as the CC-AA license and at any rate the CC
>> licenses aren't the same thing as the MIT license.
>> discuss mailing list
>> discuss at lists.oshwa.org
> *Clément FLIPO*
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